Bio

Cristi DeMarco

Cristi DeMarco, L.Ac. MAOM, Dipl. OM

Licensed Acupuncturist
Nationally Certified Herbalist
Craniosacral Therapist

What do the letters mean?

L.Ac. – Licensed Acupuncturist – Licensed to practice Acupuncture and Custom-Made Chinese Herbal Formulations in the State of Maine

MAOM – Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine – Studied Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine at the graduate level

Dipl. OM – Diplomate of Oriental Medicine – Nationally Board Certified in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Cristi began her journey in healing in 2000 with the internal meditative practices of tai chi and qigong.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the New England School of Acupuncture with training in Chinese and Japanese styles of Acupuncture, and Chinese Herbal Medicine.  She is licensed to practice Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine by the Maine Board of Complementary Health Care Providers. Cristi is nationally board certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine by the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine).

Cristi supplemented her Masters level education with a 5-level, 1.5 year certification in Craniosacral Therapy, a post-graduate internship with a Chinese medical doctor focusing on Chinese Herbal Medicine, and traveled to study in China.  She visited the Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine to study Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in the Gynecology, Pediatric, Internal Medicine, and Bi Syndrome (arthritis/auto-immune disease) departments.

Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, Cristi worked in the mental health field.  Her work experience includes children with behavioral and emotional disorders and women with eating disorders.

Treating in Audubon Park, New Orleans 2006

In addition to treating patients, Cristi is an active proponent of the complementary medicine she practices. Cristi volunteered acupuncture services in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina then became a founding board member of Acupuncturists Without Borders, an organization that is dedicated to providing free acupuncture for trauma recovery nationally and internationally.  Cristi teaches for Community Education programs, presents at Health Fairs, and does guest lectures at schools, medical facilities and businesses. Contact Cristi directly at cristi@demarcoacupuncture.com to be a part of your wellness event or educational program. She can give you details on lecture topics and provide references upon request.

Cristi enjoys living and playing in the mountains, lakes, and rivers of western Maine with her husband, two little boys, their dog Matilda, and Uncle Joe the cat.

E-mail: cristi@demarcoacupuncture.com
Phone:Farmington-(207) 778-9700 Kingfield-(207) 491-2884

Locations

Kingfield
244 Main Street
207-491-2884

Farmington
193 Front Street, Ste 2
207-778-9700

EMAIL: cristi@demarcoacupuncture.com

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